Building record M1897 - Church of St Peter, East Bridgford


CHURCH (Early Medieval to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 69085 43128 (34m by 18m)
Map sheet SK64SE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish East Bridgford, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Saxon walls and foundations of a possible cruciform church were found during restoration work in 1903 and 1914. On the evidence of the cross shaft (see L 8266) a date of no earlier than 950 is tentatively suggested for the church. (2) (3)
No saxon fabric is evident in the present church. (4)
Foundations of a cruciform Saxon church. Its successor was Norman and of this the chancel is standing, with a plain corbel table. C14 arcades, chancel arch, transepts and S porch. C15 clerestory. W tower rebuilt 1778 by Francis Moore. Chancel windows restored in 1862. [Restored] in 1901-4 by C. E. Ponting of Wiltshire. Monuments: John Hacker d.1620; Charles Beaumont d.1830, by Booth of Nottingham. (5)
See L 8266 for Saxon Cross.

Listed buildings slides, 4 slides (Photograph). SNT2648.

<1> VCH, 1906, Notts, p 266 (Published document). SNT1383.

<2> Thoroton Society, 1915, TTS, pp 47-55 (Published document). SNT341.

<3> Taylor HM, 1965, Anglo-Saxon Architecture, pp 98-100 (Published document). SNT71.

<4> Colquhoun FD, 1975, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT583.

<5> Pevsner N, 1979, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed., p 112 (Monograph). SNT4.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Photograph: Listed buildings slides. 4 slides.
  • <1> Published document: VCH. 1906. Notts. 1. p 266.
  • <2> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1915. TTS. 19. pp 47-55.
  • <3> Published document: Taylor HM. 1965. Anglo-Saxon Architecture. pp 98-100.
  • <4> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1975. Pers Comm.
  • <5> Monograph: Pevsner N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed.. Penguin. p 112.

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Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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